Wayside presents back to school webinar series

The three-part series will focus on EntreCulturas in the classroom

Wayside Publishing is excited to present its 2017 back to school webinar series on EntreCulturas: Communicate, Explore, and Connect Across Cultures.

Wayside Publishing Instructional Specialists Debbie Espitia and Lindsey Colling will present the webinars this September, providing an opportunity for all educators beginning to use EntreCulturas in classrooms this fall.

As Spanish teachers start off the 2017/18 school year, Espitia and Colling will share a closer look at Unidad 1 for each level of EntreCulturas.

Become familiar with the components of each unit, including the use of authentic resources to introduce vocabulary and language structures. Presenters will also examine the various types of formative and summative performance assessments included to help students build proficiency in the language.

EntreCulturas makes planning easier with the accompanying online components:

  • FlexText®, Wayside’s online eBook with all the same layout and content as the textbook;
  • Explorer, the digital workbook and class management system, the heart of the online environment with the student roster, digital content, assignments, and gradebook; and 
  • Mi portafolio, a place for students to upload evidence of what they can do in the language from year-to-year. 

Espitia and Colling will explore the basics of these components and how to set them up to get started with EntreCulturas 1,2, 3.

Espitia is a veteran teacher with more than 30 years' experience. At local, state, and national levels, Debbie has designed and led a variety of workshops for teachers and administrators on topics such as differentiation, student engagement, language production, and instructional technology. She is also the lead author on EntreCulturas 3, which means webinar attendees will get an insider's perspective.

Colling has taught all levels of Spanish and has served at the District Coordinator for the International Languages department in the Olathe School District in Kansas. Lindsey was instrumental in the development and launch of the Kansas Seal of Biliteracy. She has developed many presentations on topics including flipped/blended learning, teaching in the target language, and comprehensible input.

Attend for free by registering below. Each of the three levels of the series will be presented in separate webinars twice in September. Can't make it to either date? Register anyway and you will be emailed a recording of the session after it happens.

Back to school webinar series from Wayside Publishing


Sept. 12

Sept. 19

4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Webinar 1: Back to school with EntreCulturas 1 

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Sept. 13

Sept. 20

4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Webinar 2: Back to school with EntreCulturas 2

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Sept. 14

Sept. 21

4 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Webinar 3: Back to school with EntreCulturas 3

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Debbie Espitia Lindsey Colling









Dates and times are subject to change.